| ===Durable Crafting===
|| One of the following skills: Carpentry, Armorsmithing, Master Armorsmithing, Cobbling, Costuming, Leather Working, Master Costuming, Master Leather Working, Master Tailoring, Tailoring, Weaving. Only Archon. A base strength of at least 14.
|| The ability to craft armors and clothing to be more protective. Items crafted "Strong" are a little heavier, slightly more protective, and worth a little more.
|| 20 trains
This expertise is now deprecated. Players who already have this expertise cannot train it any higher, but will maintain the benefit of this expertise. It does not play nice with its replacement expertises:
The following abilities are affected by this expertise:
- This expertise is strength based due to the required strength in handling, shaping and attaching thicker armors together.
- Only items with at least one point of armor can be modified by this expertise. If an item's base protective value is 0, attempting to apply any level of this expertise will return an error message.